The Ladies' Paradise (Oxford World's Classics) (Paperback)

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By Émile Zola, Brian Nelson (Translator)
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The Ladies Paradise (Au Bonheur des Dames), now a TV series called The Paradise based on this classic novel, recounts the rise of the modern department store in late nineteenth-century Paris. The store is a symbol of capitalism, of the modern city, and of the bourgeois family: it is emblematic of changes in consumer culture and the changes in sexual attitudes and class relations taking place at the end of the century. This new translation of the eleventh novel in the Rougon-Macquart cycle captures the spirit of one of Zola's greatest works.

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Product Details
ISBN: 9780199536900
ISBN-10: 0199536902
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
Publication Date: September 1st, 2008
Pages: 480
Language: English
Series: Oxford World's Classics